WD launches cloud storage for the prosumer market in India

Bangalore, Jan  7, 2015:  Digital storage  leader – WD --    has bridged the professional and consumer markets for storage with  a slate of  'prosumer'  products tethered to the Cloud.

My Cloud EX2 and My Cloud EX4   belong to the My Cloud family of personal cloud solutions and are designed to fulfill data storage needs of creative professionals, workgroups and anyone looking for a reliable way to save, share, back up, stream and manage massive amounts of digital data. They are two-bay and four-bay network attached storage (NAS) solutions, respectively.

Says Khalid Wani, Director (Content Solutions), India, Middle East and Africa, WD: “SMBs and small offices/home offices (SOHOs) in India are increasingly becoming aware of technology and its implications in advancing their businesses and gaining competitive advantage. They need an easy and private way to store all their business-related data, access it and manage it from anywhere in the world using any device.”  

The populated My Cloud EX series features WD Red hard drives for in the 24x7 NAS operating environment. The highest capacity available in WD Red drives is 6 TB. Additionally, WD Red hard drives feature 3D Active Balance Plus, an enhanced balance control technology that significantly improves overall drive performance and reliability. My Cloud EX2 and My Cloud EX4 systems provide several capacity options, allowing customers to choose from a drive-less enclosure that allows customers to customize their capacity and add additional drives as their library of digital content grows.

My Cloud EX2 and My Cloud EX4 devices allow customers to easily install or quickly hot-swap drives, without the need for a screwdriver, toolkit or trays. Additionally, customers can attach compatible USB 3.0 hard drives to the USB expansion ports on the My Cloud EX series to instantly expand their storage capacity.     My Cloud EX series of products are compatible with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard as well as DLNA/UPnP enabled devices. 

Prices range from Rs 15300 to Rs 56800 for the EX2 range to 12 TB  an from Rs 25500 to Rs 103900 for the EX4 range to 24 TB.